This week has seen the start of another patent lawsuit between Apple and Samsung.
Interested to see the patents involved in this latest battle in the smartphone wars and tablet wars?
Boliven.com has all the patents involved in the mobile patent wars, and several are listed here:
Apple vs. Samsung – patents
US7469381B2 – Apple inc. – “List scrolling and document translation, scaling, and rotation on a touch-screen display”
US7844915B2 – Apple Inc – “Application programming interfaces for scrolling operations”
USD618677S – Apple Inc – “Electronic device”
USD593087S – Apple Inc – “Electronic device”
US7864163B2 – Apple Inc. – “Portable electronic device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying structured electronic documents”
USD504889 – Apple Inc. – “Electronic Device”
USD604305 – Apple Inc – “Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof”
Samsung vs. Apple – patents
US7675941B2 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. – “Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving packet data using pre-defined length indicator in a mobile communication system”
US7447516B2 – – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. – “Method and apparatus for data transmission in a mobile telecommunication system supporting enhanced uplink service”
US7698711B2 – – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. – “Multi-tasking apparatus and method in portable terminal”
US7577460B2 – – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. – “Portable composite communication terminal for transmitting/receiving and images, and operation method and communication system thereof”
US7456893B2 – – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. – “Method of controlling digital image processing apparatus for efficient reproduction and digital image processing apparatus using the method”
The Samsung products which Apple seem concerned about include: The Galaxy Tab, Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets. The Samsung phones include the Captivate, Continuum, Droid Charge, Epic 4g, Exhibit 4g, Fascinate, Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Prevail, Galaxy S (i9000), Galaxy S II, Galaxy s 4g, Gem, Gravity, Indulge, Infuse 4g, Intercept, Mesmerize, Nexus S 4g, Replenish, Transform and Vibrant.
The Apple products which Samsung seem concerned about include: The iPod touch, iPad 2, the iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4.